MIDD Middleby

The Middleby Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of foodservice equipment. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Foodservice Equipment Group, Food Processing Equipment Group, Residential Kitchen Equipment Group, and Corporate and Other. The Commercial Foodservice Equipment Group segment manufactures, sells, and distributes foodservice equipment for the restaurant and institutional kitchen industry. The Food Processing Equipment Group segment includes manufactures preparation, cooking, packaging food handling, and food safety equipment for the food processing industry. The Residential Kitchen Equipment Group segment manufactures, sells, and distributes kitchen equipment such as cookers, stoves, ovens, refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves, cooktops, wine coolers, ice machines, ventilation, and outdoor equipment for the residential market. The Corporate and Other segment refers to the corporate and other general company assets and operations. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Elgin, IL.

Company profile

Timothy Fitzgerald
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Financial data from Middleby earnings reports.

Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
10 Mar 21 Martin M Lindsay Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 168.25 515 86.65K 75,366
10 Mar 21 Bryan E. Mittelman Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 168.25 511 85.98K 15,164
10 Mar 21 III James K Pool Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 168.25 440 74.03K 28,769
10 Mar 21 Steve Spittle Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 168.25 448 75.38K 13,962
10 Mar 21 Timothy John Fitzgerald Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 168.25 2,217 373.01K 224,371

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 325 282 +15.2%
Opened positions 63 34 +85.3%
Closed positions 20 49 -59.2%
Increased positions 87 95 -8.4%
Reduced positions 125 96 +30.2%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 7.92B 34.17B -76.8%
Total shares 61.35M 59.8M +2.6%
Total puts 144.1K 148.8K -3.2%
Total calls 676K 183.2K +269.0%
Total put/call ratio 0.2 0.8 -73.8%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 4.91M $632.92M +2.1%
EdgePoint Investment 4.78M $615.73M +0.4%
BLK Blackrock 4.56M $587.34M +0.7%
GS Goldman Sachs 4.04M $520.68M -7.2%
Goldman Sachs & Co 4.03M $519.46M NEW
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2.85M $366.94M -25.4%
BNS Bank Of Nova Scotia 2.56M $330.36M -14.4%
Wellington Management 1.73M $222.84M -19.4%
FSZ Fiera Capital 1.59M $204.8M +7.1%
WDR Waddell & Reed Financial 1.47M $190.14M -0.5%
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Goldman Sachs & Co 4.03M +4.03M NEW
Sarasin & Partners 1.3M +1.22M +1413.3%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2.85M -971.01K -25.4%
Norges Bank 934.89K +934.89K NEW
Nordea Investment Management Ab 893.67K +893.67K NEW
Turtle Creek Asset Management 1.15M -646.03K -35.9%
BAC Bank Of America 222.12K -571.7K -72.0%
ArrowMark Colorado 1.11M -508.38K -31.3%
BNS Bank Of Nova Scotia 2.56M -432.03K -14.4%
Citadel Advisors 150.42K -420.19K -73.6%

Financial report summary

  • Current and future economic conditions could adversely affect the company’s business and financial performance.
  • Uncertainty surrounding the terms of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union may have a negative effect on global economic conditions, financial markets or the Company’s business.
  • The company is subject to currency fluctuations and other risks from its operations outside the United States.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has, and likely will continue to, adversely impact and pose risks to the company, the nature and extent of which are highly uncertain and unpredictable.
  • The company’s level of indebtedness could adversely affect its business, results of operations and growth strategy.
  • The company’s current credit agreement limits its ability to conduct business, which could negatively affect the company’s ability to finance future capital needs and engage in other business activities.
  • Fluctuations in interest rates could adversely affect the company's results of operations and financial position.
  • The company has a significant amount of goodwill and indefinite life intangibles could suffer losses due to asset impairment charges.
  • The company's defined benefit pension plans are subject to financial market risks that could adversely affect the company's results of operations and cash flows.
  • The company faces intense competition in the commercial foodservice, food processing, and residential kitchen equipment industries and failure to successfully compete could impact the company’s results of operations and cash flows.
  • The company is subject to risks associated with developing products and technologies, which could delay product introductions and result in significant expenditures.
  • The company depends on key customers for a material portion of its revenues. As a result, changes in the purchasing patterns or loss of one or more key customers could adversely impact the company’s operating results.
  • Price increases in some materials and disruptions in supply could affect the company’s profitability.
  • The company faces risks related to health epidemics and other widespread outbreaks of contagious disease, which could significantly disrupt its operations and impact its operating results.
  • The company may be the subject of product liability claims or product recalls, and it may be unable to obtain or maintain insurance adequate to cover potential liabilities.
  • An increase in warranty expenses could adversely affect the company’s financial performance.
  • The company’s financial performance is subject to significant fluctuations.
  • The company may be unable to manage its growth.
  • The company’s acquisition, investment and alliance strategy involves risks. If the company is unable to effectively manage these risks, its business will be materially harmed.
  • An inability to identify or complete future acquisitions could adversely affect future growth.
  • Expansion of the company’s international operations involves special challenges that it may not be able to meet. The company’s failure to meet these challenges could adversely affect its business, financial condition and operating results.
  • The impact of future transactions on the company’s common stock is uncertain.
  • The company’s business could suffer in the event of a work stoppage by its unionized labor force.
  • The company depends significantly on its key personnel.
  • The company may not be able to adequately protect its intellectual property rights, which may materially harm its business.
  • Any infringement by the company of a third party's patent rights could result in litigation and adversely affect its ability to provide, or could increase the cost of providing, the company’s products and services.
  • The company may be subject to information technology system failures, network disruptions, cybersecurity attacks and breaches in data security, which may materially adversely affect the company’s operations, financial condition and operating results.
  • The company may be subject to litigation, tax, and other legal compliance risks.
  • The company’s reputation, ability to do business, and results of operations may be impaired by the improper conduct of any of its employees, agents, or business partners.
  • The company is subject to potential liability under environmental laws.
  • Unfavorable tax law changes and tax authority rulings may adversely affect financial results.
  • The trading price of the company's common stock has been volatile, and investors in the company's common stock may experience substantial losses.
Management Discussion
  • (1)The company's fiscal year ends on the Saturday nearest to December 31.
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